What is itchiness and scaling?
Itchiness and scaling are common effects of skin conditions that affect the scalp such as psoriasis and eczema. They can also be experienced as a result of dandruff, with scales forming on the scalp and flaking off into the hair.
What are the symptoms of itchiness and scaling?
Itchiness and scaling are often associated with skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, seborrhoeic dermatitis and dandruff. The symptoms include:
Itchy patches of skin
Dry, flaky skin
Leathery or scaly texture on the affected areas
Raised patches that are red or darker than the rest of your skin